Everyone loves food, and I'm sure you have someone who is a challenge to buy for at Christmas time. You're sick of buying chocolates, perfume, lynx sets and makeup, so it's time to step up the game and find something unique but special. This is your ultimate gift guide for your favourite foodie to make them go 'wow' this festive season.
BBQ Branding Iron
Got that manly-man in your family that is king of the BBQ? Now he can staple his famous burgers with this personalised branding iron. Make any message as it comes with all the letters of the alphabet and doesn't require any tools. You won't go unnoticed, that's for sure.
Choc On Choc All Chocolate Biscuit Selection
Is it a biscuit? Or is it a chocolate treat? This little novelty stocking filler is a selection of family favourites such as Custard Cream, Bourbons, Party Rings and Digestives! Made with Belgian chocolate to create a rich, creamy taste. The question is, where is the Gookie Dough at?
Christmas Tree Gin
The best Christmas tree decoration ever? These mini bottles of gin look adorable on a tree and taste delicious. Each set contains 6 bottles of the London Dry Gin with a Sipsmith ribbon displaced in a presentation box. Quench that gin-lovers thirst and give them an adult treat!
Krispy Kreme Puzzle
A puzzle that's good enough to eat! This 500 piece circular jigsaw is great for those who are a true problem-solver at heart. Presented in the famous doughnut-styled box, this will tantalise the tastebuds and features a range of the most popular treats. From strawberry glaze to Nutella and how can we forget lemon cheesecake?
Bubble what? Create your own flavour from your favourite beverage, whether this is cherryade or prosecco! Mix it with the base bubble liquid provided then blow the bubbles and try to catch them on your tongue. Great fun for all the family and a quirky gift for all ages! Funfetti flavoured bubbles? Why not!
Work It Out Exercise Mat
Get super stylish and become a trendsetter at the gym with this 'After this we're getting pizza' quoted exercise mat. Made to be extra girly with pastel pink, the inspiration quote will encourage you to burn off those calories so you can fit a beloved pizza in. After all, pizza will always be a girl's best friend.
Retro Mini Popcorn Maker
Make your sleepover super with this mini popcorn maker. This little gem can make up to 8 cups of popcorn per batch which is super easy. The maker uses an electric system which means no oil is required so is overall better for your health. Pour the kernels into the kernel measuring cup provided and switch on. Snuggle up with a movie and hot chocolate and voila, your own cinema. Coming to a kitchen near you!
With a high quality cast iron skillet and miniature Reese's peanut butter cups, this will make you squeal with delight on Christmas morning. The peanut butter food trend is at the top of the list right now and you can make up some cookies or pancakes. Get creative!
So, now you have inspiration on what to buy your Foodie this Christmas. What will you be buying?
Grandma's cookbooks a little outdated? Are they just collecting dust on shelves or becoming stressful desk clutter? Everyone knows that these foodie books need an update (no offence, Grandma). Packed with the latest hot Insta-worthy food trends, we've entered a stylish food revolution. These stocking fillers are a must-have, forget internet recipes, this is your culinary bible.
Salted Caramel Dreams: Over 70 Incredible Caramel Creations By Chloe Timms (£7.94)
Our friend, salted caramel, has been in the limelight a lot this year so why not give its own biography! This little gem features 50 caramel recipes which include brownies, cookies, cakes, doughnuts and pops. You can also find experimental flavours such as crunchy maple bacon popcorn. You'll never want the sticky stuff out of the tin again!
Grill My Cheese: From Slumdog Grillionaire To Justin Brieber: 50 of The Greatest Toasted Cheese Sandwiches Ever! By Nisha Patel (£7.89)
Cheese on toast is our ultimate comfort food but do you ever feel like it's missing that certain something? Take your twist on the everyday classic with this read and give this dish a makeover. From peanut butter and chilli jam to pulled pork and mac 'n' cheese, this will be carbs galore. I guess the diet won't be starting in January, after all.
The Prosecco Cookbook: Prosecco Cocktails, Cakes, Dinners & Desserts By CookNation (£3.00)
Watch this space as dinner time has just got a little more classy. Add a slight shimmer to your meals with these creative recipes and celebrate in style every day. The party now happens in the kitchen, watch this fizz. Prosecco is a girl's best friend!
NOSH for Students: A Fun Student Cookbook By Joy May (£4.00)
If you're worried that your teen is living on Pot Noodle, chicken nuggets and chips then this may ease that anxiety. Get your student cooking with these straightforward and simple tips which are not only healthier but also rewarding. Make recipes with friends while the book is being friendly towards your budget. So long, pizza!
The Unicorn Cookbook: Magical Recipes for Lovers of the Mythical Creature By Alix Carey (£7.69)
The unicorn has returned, and now you can show who is the real trend-setter on Instagram. Sparkles, rainbows and pastels, this little read is full of girly wonders. Perfect for parties, sleepovers or just experimenting. Glitter cupcakes? Marble pancakes? Yes, please! It's time to release that inner unicorn. Maybe we should make a magical Gookie Dough?
Thug Kitchen: Eat Like You Give a F**k By Thug Kitchen (£11.89)
The popular website has now landed their cookbook so you can take charge of your plates and eat real food! From meals to snacks and sides, beginners to experts, this one suits all. Forget the pizza; no thank you, drive-thru and forget that produce corner in the supermarket. This is the big-mans guide to cooking. A whacky cookbook with a sense of humour, I don't think you could ask for more.
Tasty: Latest and Greatest On Buzzfeed's Tasty and Proper (£11.89)
You've sat on Facebook staring in awe at the videos. You've tagged your friends and family in them multiple times. Your stomach has rumbled at the deliciousness, and now you can stop adding the videos to your favourites because you have the entire collection. You'll find 80 of your favourite recipes which include unicorn cheesecake, chocolate galaxy bark, fidget spinner cookies, emoji fries, giant cinnamon roll, cheesiest garlic bread ever and bbq beer can chicken. I wouldn't complain if Santa got me this!
All of these reads are available on Amazon. Which one is on the top of your Christmas list? I know I wouldn't mind a prosecco pudding or the cheesiest of cheese garlic bread! Maybe it's time to write a Gookie Dough book!